Four injured in Thomasville crash
Four people were injured in a head-on collision involving two sport utility vehicles in Thomasville Wednesday morning.
Thomasville police, along with emergency personnel, responded to the area of Fisher Ferry Road and Cedar Lodge Road around 11:30 a.m. in reference to a traffic crash.
Police said their preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Dodge Durango traveling north on Denton Road failed to yield the right of way when attempting to turn left onto Fisher Ferry Road.
The Dodge Durango struck a 2008 Toyota Highlander head-on as it was traveling south on Denton Road, police said.
The driver of the Toyota Highlander, Monica Persiani, 29, of Thomasville, was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after being extricated from the vehicle by Thomasville Fire and Thomasville Rescue, police said. The hospital reported her condition as critical.
Persiani’s 11-month-old daughter was transported by ambulance to the same hospital, where she was listed in stable condition.
Police said the child was properly secured in the rear seat and did not appear to suffer any injuries, but was taken to the hospital for evaluation as a precaution.
The driver of the Dodge Durango, Zachary Poole, 19, of Thomasville, was transported by ambulance to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center along with his passenger, Amber Smith Kincaid, 28, of Thomasville. Pool and Kincaid were both listed in stable condition.
Police said the investigation into the crash is continuing by the Thomasville Traffic Safety Unit and that charges are pending.